Stories by Thomas Cobbett Labonte

Pandhandler on Spring Garden

PanhandlingCan panhandling be modernized?

Hypergive is a Halifax developed app that plans to modernize panhandling

2 weeks ago

Two men praying at Ummah Masjid

ReligionHuman circle protects Halifax mosque during Friday prayers

Members of other religions visit in support of local Muslim community

Feb 3, 2017

Cameron Yetman and Maggie Ivimey presenting the report card

ClimateWhat grade did Halifax get on its environmental report card?

iMatter presented the report card to City Council

Feb 3, 2017

Canadian House of Commons

UpdatedIs Canada doing enough in the face of Trump's executive order?

MPs discussed Canada's reponse to the United States' travel ban

Jan 31, 2017

Interfaith Harmony Week at the Hindu temple

ReligionWith tensions around faith rising, Halifax is trying to go the other way

Halifax is hosting dozens of events this week across that celebrate different faiths

Jan 30, 2017

Piece of the East with the minister of immigration Lena M Diab

FoodSyrian food with a twist at the Seaport Farmers' Market

Seaport Farmers' Market had its first taste of Syrian food made by upcycling food

Jan 27, 2017

Rat baiting station

Rodent ControlHalifax still has a rat problem and the municipality still does not have an answer

Disagreement within the Halifax West Community Council could stall progress

Jan 24, 2017

Kejimkujik National Park

National ParksKeji park leaders are hoping you'll use your Discovery Pass to come visit

Will free entrances to national parks be a positive for Kejimkujik?

Jan 23, 2017

Dietetic technician Jan Eddy handling donor milk in the Milk Room

BreastfeedingWhen Halifax moms need human milk, they turn to Facebook

Some advocates say they want a milk bank to offer safe, pasteurized milk

Jan 19, 2017

Andrew Shouldice working on Secret Legend from home.

Video GamesDeveloping the missing "link" to a Zelda-inspired video game

Andrew Shouldice quit his job and traveled to remote Sweden to create his first major video game.

Nov 22, 2016